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February 05, 2019 - 3:00 am
KYW Newsradio’s Medical Reports are sponsored by Independence Blue Cross. By Dr. Brian McDonough, Medical Editor PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — We have reached the point where college graduates do not know of a world without the significant involvement of computer technology in their lives. Of...
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February 04, 2019 - 3:00 am
KYW Newsradio’s Medical Reports are sponsored by Independence Blue Cross. By Dr. Brian McDonough, Medical Editor PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — One of the best parts of being a physician is the opportunity to see patients and focus on ways to make them feel better. Perhaps the most important thing...
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Dreamstime
February 01, 2019 - 3:00 am
KYW Newsradio’s Medical Reports are sponsored by Independence Blue Cross. By Dr. Brian McDonough, Medical Editor PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — It's not something we commonly talk about, but the blood pressure in our very small blood vessels, called capillaries, do have a dramatic impact on our...
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January 31, 2019 - 3:00 am
KYW Newsradio’s Medical Reports are sponsored by Independence Blue Cross. By Dr. Brian McDonough, Medical Editor PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — Alzheimer's disease and other forms of dementia are so prevalent that there have been hundreds of millions of dollars of research grants used to look at...
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January 30, 2019 - 3:00 am
KYW Newsradio’s Medical Reports are sponsored by Independence Blue Cross. By Dr. Brian McDonough, Medical Editor PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — There is no doubt that alcoholism can run in families. Although alcohol abuse can be influenced by the so-called social determinants of health, there is a...
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January 29, 2019 - 3:00 am
KYW Newsradio’s Medical Reports are sponsored by Independence Blue Cross. By Dr. Brian McDonough, Medical Editor PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — Having a pet is seen is a source of comfort and relaxation for many. There is no doubt that the companionship of a pet is helpful from a health standpoint...
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January 28, 2019 - 3:00 am
KYW Newsradio’s Medical Reports are sponsored by Independence Blue Cross. By Dr. Brian McDonough, Medical Editor PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — There is growing momentum for the legalization of recreational marijuana throughout the country, despite the fact that there are major concerns from a...
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January 25, 2019 - 3:00 am
KYW’s Medical Reports are sponsored by Independence Blue Cross. By Dr. Brian McDonough, Medical Editor PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — Have you ever been in a situation where you were asked to hold something, temporarily impeding the use of your hands, but you developed an itch that needs to be...
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January 24, 2019 - 3:00 am
KYW’s Medical Reports are sponsored by Independence Blue Cross. By Dr. Brian McDonough, Medical Editor PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — There is a concerning article in the journal Circulation — especially for the vast majority who stress out about money. According to the study — which is based on 15...
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January 23, 2019 - 3:00 am
KYW’s Medical Reports are sponsored by Independence Blue Cross. By Dr. Brian McDonough, Medical Editor PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — News from the University of Western Australia suggests there could be a direct impact on our knowledge of the development of cardiovascular disease throughout the...
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